Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty: TVi channel loses court case over back taxes

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Sept. 14, 2012, 9:18 a.m. | Ukraine abroad — by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

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Ukraine's TVi television channel, one of the country's few remaining independent media outlets, has lost its court battle over charges of overdue taxes. 

The hearing was convened after tax authorities appealed an earlier lower court ruling that TVi had won.

The lawsuit against TVi has sparked opposition accusations that President Viktor Yanukovych is seeking to crack down on critical reporting ahead of parliamentary elections on October 28.

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